COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Watershed Management CMS   240 4 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Binnaz Zeynep ZAİMOĞLU
Instructors
Prof.Dr.BİNNAZ ZEYNEP ZAİMOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.BİNNAZ ZEYNEP ZAİMOĞLU2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach the basins, basins and water resources, to provide the necessary infrastructure to ensure sustainable management of basins containing water resources, and to develop basin management plans
Content
Environmental components and properties in basins. Water quality assessments. Characteristics of basin ecosystems. The concept of integrated watershed management, strategic importance of basins. The concept of wastes and pollution that are discharged into the natural system, resulting from beneficial use of the basins and misuse. Data collection and evaluation in basin management. Decision-making process in watershed management, socio-economic structure and public participation, development of management policies. Development of watershed management plan.

Learning Outcomes
1) Students will be able to recognize basin management concepts
2) Definition of basin
3) Explains basin characteristics
4) Define integrated watershed management
5) Will be able to discuss current situation in water management
6) Expresses thoughts about national water management
7) Gives examples from international water management
8) Compare national and international approaches
9) Explain the features of effective watershed management
10) Describe vegetative features
11) Summarizes human activities and interaction of soil and soil with water relations
12) Will be able to recognize concepts related to Basin concept
13) Relates physical properties and terrestrial forms to basin concept
14) Explains Climate and Soil Properties
15) Lists required inventory information on rivers, groundwater, water quality and land use


Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Becomes equipped with adequate knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
X
2
Becomes able to apply theoretical knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
X
3
Determines, describes, formulates and gains capabilities in solving engineering problems
X
4
 Analyzes a system, components of the system or process, gains the designing capabilities of the system under the real restrictive conditions.
X
5
Chooses ans uses the ability to apply modern tools and design technics, suitable analytical methods, modeling technics for the engineering applications
X
6
 Designs and performs experiments, data collection, has the ability of analyzing results
X
7
Works individually and in inter-disciplinary teams effectively
X
8
Becomes able to reach knowledge and for this purpose does literature research and to uses data base and other information sources
X
9
 Becomes aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously self renewal 
X
10
Capable of effective oral and written skills in at least one foreign language for technical or non-technical use
X
11
 Effective use of Information and communication technologies
X
12
 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself accordingly. 
X
13
 Professional and ethical responsibility
X
14
 Project management, workplace practices, environmental and occupational safety; awareness about the legal implications of engineering applications
X
15
 Becomes aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, entrepreneurship and innovation and to have idea of contemporary issues
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Environmental components and properties in the basin Lecturing Lecture
2 Water quality assessments Lecturing Lecture
3 Characteristics of basin ecosystems. Lecturing Lecture
4 The strategic importance of basins Lecturing Lecture
5 Pollution concept of the basins Lecturing. Lecture
6 Basin planning Lecturing Lecture
7 Sustainable watershed management Lecturing Lecture
8 Midterm Testing
9 Data collection and evaluation in basin management. Lecturing Lecture
10 Decision making process in watershed management, Lecturing
11 Socio-economic structure and public participation Lecturing Lecture
12 Development of management policies Lecturing Lecture
13 Development of watershed management plan Lecturing Lecture
14 Development of a management plan for a basin case study Lecture
Discussion
Case Study
15 Development of a management plan for a basin case study Discussion
Case Study
16-17 final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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